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Old Swiss House

Loewenplatz 4, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
+41 41 410 61 71
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“schnitzel” (115 reviews)
“veal” (42 reviews)
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CUISINES
German, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
Loewenplatz 4, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A very interesting and warm atmosphere filled with antique furnishings mixed with fine food makes for a great local restaurant. Great for couples, friends or families it suits many different occasions as long as fine European and Swiss food is your desire. Famous for its...More

Thank toprob
Reviewed 4 days ago

Restaurant located at the lion square in a historical building, with all classic European style decoration. Quality Swiss cuisine, good service and we had such a lovely night there! Highly recommend the lobster spaghetti and of course, the veal wrapped with breadcrumb and cooked in...More

Thank Kristy H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Restaurant with history, very expensive, but if you want a traditional Swiss meal, this is the place to go.

Thank Cassandra S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to dinner at the Old Swiss House. The restaurant is in an old Swiss setting and it has a great history. The menu was very extensive with many options. A great wine selection also. The service was great and they made you feel...More

Thank Skibum1313
Reviewed 1 week ago

Righ at the famous Lion Square this rastaurant is located in a chalet style house. High class cuisine with an excellent multilinguial service. Do not miss the famous huge veal Schnitzel, prepared with tons of fresh butter right at your table.

Thank zurichhiker
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with wife and daughter and just had a great meal. The service was very good and the meal was also. Veal prepared at the table and done very well. Prices are sky high but it is a nice place and I would say mostly...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You will need to hit the trails and walk off the calories after a visit to this iconic Swiss eatery. I had the schnitzel and my wife had fish. Both were excellent. Then I'd suggest sharing the chocolate mouse as the standard serve comes with...More

Thank mitchy_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is high class and personal at the same time. Talking and sharing thoughts with the owners family, exploring high class food and being in one of the oldest buildings in Lucerne makes it a real happening. Can only suggest it to anyone visiting, you...More

Thank PeterCayenneHeiniger
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Very close to most of the sightseeings, so don't miss it .. Old and cozy. Have a walk around it from the other side also.

Thank FadiSamaan
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The Old Swiss House has all the features of a great restaurant. Great service, prompt but not intrusive, fantastic food, we had the schnitzel, which is prepared tableside, an extensive wine list, we choose one of the Swiss merlots, but there were French, German, Italian,...More

Thank GEQ84
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Meg250
Do I need to make a reservation? We plan to be there Sat, 5/27.
21 May 2017|
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Response from Moscow007 | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend to make a reservation.
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HARSIMAR P
can we go to this restaurant only for dessert (chocolate mousse)?
19 April 2017|
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Response from raffman34 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, i think you can... the chocolate mousse is a must... they prepare it right on your table...
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larockera19
What is the price range to eat here?
3 March 2017|
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Response from PDXPdx | Reviewed this property |
It's very expensive. I believe my husbands schnitzel was €65. My boiled brisket was €48.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 25
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loewenplatz 4, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 410 61 71
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